Sunday May 19

John E. Hoopman, CMLSO

You must be registered for the SPSSCS meeting to sign up for these courses.

12:30pm – 4:30pm
Course 1 
(pre-requisite to Course 2)
Foundations of Laser and Light Based Devices

Fee: $595 for RNs, NPs, Aestheticians, Staff  (On-site fee $645)
        $795 for Physicians, and PAs (On-site fee $845)

This educational program is designed for the health care provider utilizing medical laser technology in the care of his/her patient. The Foundations of Laser & Light program provides comprehensive base knowledge in laser physics and laser safety to physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers who utilize medical laser systems in the care of their patients. This program is structured to comply with the Training Programs / Certification and Credentialing recommended by ANSI Z136.3, 2018 “American National Standard for the Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care” Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3. The goals of the Foundations program are to provide information regarding: 

  • Various types of medical lasers
  • Laser physics, controlling tissue interactions and their clinical applications related to the use of lasers in health care
  • Laser safety issues and the health care provider
  • Regulatory and non-regulatory agencies and how they relate to the practice setting (hospital, surgery center, office based surgery, mobile services) and health care provider

4:30pm – 6:30pm
Course 2

Office Based Laser Safety Officer Training

Fee: $445  (On-site fee $495)
This educational program provides the useful tool to establish and maintain a laser safety program in your facility and/or practice. It is geared toward helping offices with regulatory compliance and establishing a documented safe environment. The laser safety officer (LSO) is the one person in each facility or organization, who is responsible for the laser safety program. This individual has the training and experience to administer a laser safety program. The LSO is authorized by the health care facility (HCF) administration and is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the control of laser hazards.

CEUs available – provided by John Hoopman